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Indigenous students become Knowledge Makers

  Posted on: February 23, 2016

Seventeen students spent Reading Week becoming Knowledge Makers as part of what is hoped will be an annual program designed to encourage Indigenous undergraduate students to engage in research.

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Kamloops Law Courts

Students get inside look with judge shadowing program

  Posted on: February 19, 2016

TRU Law students gained valuable insight into the judicial process when they participated in a unique program in which they were able to shadow a judge for a day. Students observed court proceedings and discussed law approaches and procedures with the judge.

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Culinary Arts Golden Plates 2016

Culinary experience for the win

  Posted on: February 18, 2016

Five culinary arts students got to work with five up-and-coming celebrity chefs in the Canadian food scene during this year’s Gold Metal Plates.

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TRU Law takes second place at BC Cup

  Posted on: February 16, 2016

TRU Law placed second at the BC Law Schools Competitive Moot over the weekend in Victoria. This marks the third year TRU Law has sent a team to the BC Cup, since the law school opened in 2011.

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TRU reaches agreement with its Faculty Association

  Posted on: February 15, 2016

Covering the five-year period from April 1, 2014 through March 31, 2019, the agreement provides for a general wage increase over the term which is in keeping with the fixed fiscal envelope of the mandate.

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Sunny LeBourdais

Aboriginal speakers impact students on law field trip

  Posted on: February 11, 2016

First-year law students who have been studying Aboriginal Rights and Title and Indigenous Law took an annual field trip to the former Kamloops Indian Residential School, to hear from members of the Aboriginal community on rights and land title, resources, Indigenous law and residential school experiences.

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Canada Research Chair awarded in tourism

  Posted on: February 10, 2016

Dr. Courtney Mason has been named Tier II Canada Research Chair in Rural Livelihoods and Sustainable Communities, working in the Faculty of Adventure, Culinary Arts and Tourism.

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Political science class gets international exposure

  Posted on: February 9, 2016

The old adage that entrepreneurs are born and not made is being challenged by a political science class whose partnership with the International Labor Organization (ILO) could have lasting implications for small businesses worldwide.

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